In April 2012, DNK World Music showcase four main artists on their first compilation album DNK World Music Presents: The Academy, featuring label mates, R&B Singer Donell Lewis, rapper Rickey Okay, producer DLove and label founder Karnel.
DNK World Music is an independent record label founded by up-and-comers Nick "Karnel" Williams and producer Daniel "DLove" Love in 2010. The prolific pair have been independently releasing albums and singles for the last four years, developing a large youth following within Auckland and producing Top 10 singles for other NZ artists including Pieter T, J-Geek and remixes for J Williams & Erakah.
The album has 14 tracks by the artists previously mentioned. It has a good mix through R&B, Hip Hop and Rap, as an up and comers album it has everything you want. Great listen for those looking for new music and talented artists with great beats.